Gentoo Archives: gentoo-amd64

From: Karol Krizka <kkrizka@×××××.com>
To: gentoo-amd64@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-amd64] Re: 2.6.16 and ndiswrapper
Date: Thu, 30 Mar 2006 15:45:07
Message-Id: 200603300744.28967.kkrizka@gmail.com
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-amd64] Re: 2.6.16 and ndiswrapper by Mark Haney
On Saturday 25 March 2006 11:53, Mark Haney wrote:
> Michael Rock wrote: > > You can't even set your essid, right? > > With ndiswrapper you're at the mercy of your vendor's > > drivers. Unless you've got GOOD 64-bit drivers it's > > not going to play. > > It's played great so far with the 64-bit broadcom drivers. It's just > with 2.6.16 that it's dying on. Is there something in .16 that's > causing the problem? >
I just updated to the 2.6.16 sources and I use ndiswrapper with the 64-bit broadcom driver. I don't have any problems so far. I use ndiswrapper-1.9
> > I just went through this. Not being a skilled hacker, > > I did the troubleshooting thing, swapping out Live CD's > > and wireless cards - the winning combination was an > > atheros-based Belkin card and the rr64 DVD (gentoo- > > based of course!). > > And I think the reasons were: > > 1) An OLDER version of madwifi (pre-1.2) > > 2) No acpi support. > > And 'hi" to the list from the new guy! > > > > On 3/25/06, Beso <givemesugarr@×××××.com> wrote: > >> what driver are you using in ndiswrapper?! > >> > >> 2006/3/25, Mark Haney <mhaney@××××××××××××.org>: > >>> I just pulled down 2.6.16 from ~amd64 and now my ndiswrapper doesn't > >>> work. I rebuilt the module and loaded it, the card is installed and > >>> driver is present, but it's not allowing me to configure it at all. Is > >>> anyone else having this problem. > >>> > >>> -- > >>> Interdum feror cupidine partium magnarum Europae vincendarum > >>> > >>> Mark Haney > >>> Sr. Systems Administrator > >>> ERC Broadband > >>> (828) 350-2415 > >>> > >>> -- > >>> gentoo-amd64@g.o mailing list > >> > >> -- > >> beso > >> > >> d-_-b > > -- > Interdum feror cupidine partium magnarum Europae vincendarum > > Mark Haney > Sr. Systems Administrator > ERC Broadband > (828) 350-2415
-- Karol Krizka